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Mini Notebooks

Hello friends! Today I have a fun little project to share with you.  I recently purchased some mini notepads and turned them into cute little Valentine gifts with matching decorated paper clips. Here’s how I customized my cover: I carefully … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Cheri Weston

It’s Friday, and that means we get to share the work of one of you as a guest designer here on the Cropstop blog!! I love all the different styles and techniques that paper crafters use to create projects, and … Continue reading

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February Challenge – Link Party #37

It’s time for a new challenge here on the Cropstop blog, and today I’m sharing a Valentine card I created with a pretty stenciled background. Here’s how I put this card together: Using sponge daubers, I applied Worn Lipstick Distress … Continue reading

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Gallery Stand Out

Stamping Kitty created this adorably cute winter scene for our Gallery Stand Out this week! For a chance to see your work featured, stop by the January Challenge and link up any project that uses a few products from companies … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Lois Wyche

It’s time for another guest design post here on the Cropstop blog! Today we’re sharing the work of Lois Wyche of Lil Artsy Woman! All I can say is, “WOW!!!” Never in a million years would I have thought to … Continue reading

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Back To School

It seems like schools are starting earlier and earlier every year, but growing up it was tradition to wait until the day after Labor Day to begin. I suppose I’ll always think of September as “back to school” month, even … Continue reading

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Mini Chalkboard

  Today I’m sharing another variation of the Mix The Media Mini Chalkboards. Here’s the list of supplies I used to create this mini piece of home decor: 6 x 6 Mix the Media Chalkboard Petaloo Lace (Blues) Petaloo Flower … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Birgit Norton

Today we have a beautiful card created by our talented guest designer, Birgit Norton of Crafting While I Wait. Birgit not only created a lovely card, but also included some extra photos of the process and a great tutorial for … Continue reading

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Masculine Mixed Media Tag

Today’s creation is something totally out of the ordinary for me — mixed media, a tag, and masculine! Both mixed media and masculine are areas I “struggle” in, but lately I’ve been branching out and trying my hand at both. … Continue reading

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Guest Designer – Vicki Robertson

Welcome back to the Cropstop blog and another guest design post by Vicki Robertson of  He”artful” Validation of Vicki. Vicki has two beautiful Christmas themed tags to share with us today. Here’s what she says about creating them: “We are … Continue reading

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